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to san francisco, and i was trying to help start new internet companies. i was in a little incubator space. i spent time brain storming, and through the course of that i got sick. i just wanted to go see a general practitioner. i turned to google, doctors in san francisco, hoping to find someone talking about a really good doctor. i really didn't find anything helpful. i ended up on insurance website and in a wasn't what i was looking for. that crystallized to me that there was a problem. how do you find goodbyes on the internet. we had the yellow pages but it had not turned into something helpful on the internet. >> gavin: yelp is so helpful in restaurant reviews. it's just started out as a general directory site. an automated version of the yellow pages with content to share. explain the origins and thinking and evolution since the beginning. >> sure, so it started with this idea that we wanted to help people find the best local businesses. and what's the way to find the best local business? you ask your friends for recommendation. word of mouth. if we could find a way to capture w
, leading up to that i met him in san francisco. he was doing a book tour. one of my lawyers said we got a guy who is going to be president. i said no way. i don't think so, man. anyway, he was going a bookstore. he said, when you get to chicago i would like to have a little talk with you. so when i get to chicago i call him on the phone. he came and he spent an hour with me at the hotel that he was staying at. he said--he didn't even tell me he was running. i found out later that he was running for president. i doesn't think he had a chance to be president. so now when i he got in to be president i asked jeff, could you ask the president the only thing i haven't been on is air force one. so the white house called me, as you well know. they said, you have clearance to go on air force one. but you have to go to detroit. so i had to fly to detroit. stay overnight. get up at 4:00 in the morning. yeah, you guys do that all the time. i had to get up at 4:00 in the morning, and they drive me to a base. i don't know where it was. to a base. but i found out he was going to go to a college somewh
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